Avg. test scores 39%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 11%

Brandon school information

IndexBrandonSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores61%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:114:116:1
Total public schools434079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Brandon are 24% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Brandon
  • 96.3% of people in Brandon have completed 8th grade
  • 96.0% of people in Brandon have completed high school
  • 33.8% of people in Brandon have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Brandon

      IndexBrandonSouth DakotaNational
      Completed 8th grade96.3%89.1%84.3%
      Completed high school96.0%86.8%83.0%
      Completed some college75.5%60.4%59.4%
      Completed associate degree50.9%38.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors33.8%27.5%30.3%
      Completed masters8.2%8.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.0%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%

      Brandon, SD School Districts

      • Brandon Valley School District 49-2

      There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Brandon. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Brandon, SD schools is 61%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Brandon, SD, an average of 96.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 96.0% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Beaver Creek, MN37565%31%
      Valley Springs, SD71460%21%
      Hills, MN72857%16%
      Harrisburg, SD5,12952%5%
      Garretson, SD1,29151%4%
      Brandon, SD9,67461%24%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Waggaman, LA9,67355%11%
      Cheat Lake, WV9,67162%25%
      Alamosa, CO9,67126%47%
      Forestdale, AL9,67922%55%
      Brandywine, MD9,68135%29%
      Brandon, SD9,67461%24%
      Source: The Brandon, SD education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.